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Watch and chatelaine

about 1800

Object Place: Europe, Geneva, Switzerland


19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry


Jewelry / Adornment

Silver case enclosing the works, which are of brass and steel enameled in blue. Fase white with brass hands. A second case is of silver with engraved edge. The outer case is of tortoise-shell with silver rim and nail heads. A silver chatelaine having a steel key and two coins, one of Maria Theresa 1743. One of Tyrol 1809. Maker’s mark A B, in oval on chatelaine.


1915, gift of anonymous donor to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift